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Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison joins comedian, Jean Hailes ambassador and guest presenter Nelly Thomas on ABC Radio’s ‘Explain This’ to explain what menopause is, how it’s identified and the treatment options available to those experiencing it.
In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, Jean Hailes Medical Director Dr Elizabeth Farrell details the four levels of treatment for PMS as well as criteria for diagnosis.
In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, senior research fellow Alison Beauchamp, discusses the method ‘teach-back’ to improve the health outcomes of a consultation.
If you want to instil confidence in the little girl in your life to be comfortable in her own skin, then look no further than Some Girls, the debut book by Melbourne comedian – and Jean Hailes ambassador – Nelly Thomas.
In Some Girls*, Thomas challenges the gender stereotype that girls should look and behave a certain way, and instead celebrates the fact that every little girl is different and special in her own way. It's a powerful message – for both children and adults – but delivered lovingly and lightly through funny rhymes and beautiful illustrations.
Whether your little girl is tender or tough, plays with dolls or dirt, or likes her hair short or long, this book will let her know that all girls can be whatever they want.
*Some Boys is also due for release soon.
In the latest ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, Jean Hailes endocrinologist Dr Sonia Davison and specialist surgeon Mr Su-Wen Loh discuss the high-risk and challenging elements of dense breasts.
Jean Hailes Medical Director, Dr Elizabeth Farrell, discusses heavy menstrual bleeding through a personal story with a woman who suffered heavy periods for more than 25 years.
Forty pages of text and diagrams intended for women diagnosed with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Find answers to common questions such as: What causes PCOS? Is there a cure? How can I help myself to be as healthy as I can? Where can I get help?
These questions, as well as many more, are answered, drawing on the latest research evidence. The PCOS Booklet will provide you, as well as your family, partner and friends with a trusted resource to better understand this long term and often complex condition.
These simple and delightful mouthfuls of chocolate have the sweetness of Easter eggs and a hint of hot cross bun flavour.
In this ‘Talking Women’ article for Medical Observer, Jean Hailes gynaecologist Dr Janine Manwaring discusses endometriosis and pelvic pain.
Pop this delicious combination of linseeds, walnuts, cinnamon and blueberries on your porridge or yoghurt to help give your brain a boost.
This easy-to-make dish embodies the health-supporting Mediterranean diet.
This booklet is an introduction to the condition of polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) and is ideal for girls and women who have been newly diagnosed. Sixteen pages of text and diagrams that explain PCOS in clear and easy to understand language, that will provide you, as well as your family, partner and friends with a trusted resource to better understand this long term and often complex condition.
This booklet is essential reading for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who wish to better understand a condition that may affect them, their daughters or the women in their community. It is also a vital resource for health professionals, such as GP’s, diabetes educators, nurses, dietitians, health workers, endocrinologists, gynaecologists, etc. to provide to their clients.
Professor Martin Delatycki explains fragile X syndrome and the health impacts for women.
A muesli slice packed with ingredients that help to lower cholesterol and a delicious way to incorporate psyllium husks into a healthy snack.